Presented by: Foundry
Healthy Hardware: The Doctor is Everywhere Around Us
Monday, March 14
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Rio Grande Ballroom
300 E 4th St
When we think of healthcare we often think of long bureaucratic processes, high costs, confusion and misdiagnosis. However hardware startups are beginning to tackle the process of getting and staying well. From helping patients take ownership of their health and fitness to improving the way doctors monitor our conditions, emerging hardware technology is having a sweeping impact on this giant industry.
Che Voigt is the CEO of Altwork. This startup developed the Altwork Station for professionals using the computer as their primary creative tool. This company is founded on the idea that computers s...Show the rest
Che Voigt is the CEO of Altwork. This startup developed the Altwork Station for professionals using the computer as their primary creative tool. This company is founded on the idea that computers should move with you because different tasks are best done in different positions. From 2005 to 2010, Che served as President of L-3 Communications, Sonoma EO, a division of the 6th largest aerospace company. It was a unique merger of an existing L-3 division (Wescam-Sonoma) and Sonoma Design Group (sold to L-3 in 2005). Che and his partners, Al Voigt and John Speicher, founded SDG in 1999. Prior to SDG, Al and John had created Versatron Corporation where Che grew up, a company started out in his father’s garage and quickly became an innovation-driven aerospace development firm. Che has been an active member of the North Bay Angel investment group starting in 1998 and currently serves as the Chair of its board of directors.Hide the rest
Sr Prod Mgr
Sr Dir Consumer Scientific Innovation
Johnson & Johnson
Stacy is passionate about supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and translating technology-enabled solutions into transformative commercial solutions for the health consumer. With nearly two dec...Show the rest
Stacy is passionate about supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and translating technology-enabled solutions into transformative commercial solutions for the health consumer. With nearly two decades of leadership experience, Stacy has a unique background focused on translating innovative science into high-value business opportunities that includes intellectual property licensing and strategic partnering, venture capital investing and business strategy and incubation. She has deep experience and insights on the innovation landscape across the life sciences, healthcare, nutrition and consumer product industries, with an emphasis on where those markets are converging and ripe for disruption.
Stacy recently joined Johnson & Johnson as Senior Director of Consumer Scientific Innovation. In this role, Stacy leads efforts to establish an innovation portfolio for Johnson & Johnson’s Consumer Companies. Additionally, Stacy currently advises entrepreneurs as an advisor on the Springboard Enterprises Life Sciences Council and to the UCSF Clinical and Translational Research Institute T1 Catalyst Program.Hide the rest